Sydney’s Best Christmas Markets 2021

Play, Sydney / 1 December 2021

Make a list and check it twice! It’s time to get your gifts, tree, ham and more at Sydney’s Best Christmas Markets.

Christmas really is the best time of the year. The smell of gingerbread and pine trees, mixed in with Michael Buble’s best-off festive album and glazed ham is enough to make anyone a little giddy. Want a sure-fire means of getting into the Christmas spirit? Rally the troops and head along to one of these Christmas markets. You won’t be disappointed.

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Carriageworks Summer Seasonal Markets

Carriageworks are no strangers to the markets scene, running weekly produce-driven events each week. This summer they’ll be hosting a special Christmas edition, bringing together local producers a series of live programs. Shoppers can stock up on fresh seasonal produce while shopping for foodie gifts and stocking fillers. The market is great for creating premium Christmas hampers with a range of specialty artisan items such as wine, chocolate, cheeses, Christmas puddings, teas, and more. You can also pre-order a Christmas tree from Dural Christmas Tree Farm. There will be a live cooking demonstration by Jaimee Edwards from Cornersmith as well as panel discussions from producers.

DETAILS

When: Saturday 11 December, 8am-1pm
Where: Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015
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Carriageworks Twilight Christmas Market

The Carriageworks Twilight Christmas Market will feature 80+ stalls and offers a one-stop-shop where visitors can pick up all they need for holiday entertaining just days before Christmas. From sweet treats, premium quality Christmas hams, vegan alternatives, condiments, dairy products, baked goods and handcrafted spirits, the markets will have everything you need for entertaining. A range of ready-to-eat food options will also be available on the night and the team from RE Bar will be serving up some delicious, festive cocktails, creatively repurposing products from the Farmers Market that may otherwise go to waste.

DETAILS
When: Wednesday 22 December, 4pm – 9pm
Where: Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015
Find out more here

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Cambridge Christmas Markets at EQ

Moore Park locals are getting a taste of the festive action with the next installation of the Cambridge Christmas Markets hosted at the Entertainment Quarter. The day will see over 150 high-quality boutique stalls selling festive food, toys, homewares, fashion and more. Nab all the pressies and Christmas-themed goodies you’ll need for the festive season, with everything from wrapping paper to ornaments and even pre-order festive foods like ham, turkey, puddings and cakes ahead of the big day. The whole family is welcome with activities for children plus live music on offer.

DETAILS

When: Sunday 5 December, 10am to 4pm
Where: The Entertainment Quarter, Lang Pde, Moore Park
Find out more here

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The Rocks Christmas Village

The Rocks Markets is hosting its special Christmas edition. Explore one of Sydney’s most historic shopping districts with market stalls, along with nearby shopping destinations such as Aesop, Endota Spa and the MCA Store to ensure you don’t leave empty-handed. To set a magical mood, there will also be festive movies, fun performances by local drag legends, pet photos with Santa and a Moët & Chandon Effervescence Christmas Tree (inspired by the world-famous champagne).

DETAILS

When: 12 November – 25th December
Where: Various locations in The Rocks
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Crackin’ Christmas Markets

Stuck in the city but searching for the perfect stocking filler? Make sure to swing by the Darling Quarter Christmas Markets at the Darling Quarter Civic Connector. Discover unexpected gift ideas and goodies including decorations, trinkets and smaller festive gifts to suit every taste. Live music entertainment is provided by Six8 and you can browse the full list of stores online.

DETAILS
When: 11 December – 20 December, Friday 4pm – 8pm, and weekends 11am – 6pm
Where: Darling Quarter Civic Connector, Darling Harbour
Find out more here

The Cannery Christmas Markets

Rosebery is set to bring the festive spirit this season with this year’s installation of the Cannery Christmas Markets. On the weekend of Saturday 4 December, make sure to swing by the precinct to explore over 40 stallholders selling everything from delicious food to sustainable fashion, homewares, jewelry and more. Keep an eye out for the man in red, who is set to make an appearance at the markets too.

DETAILS
When: Saturday 4 December 10-5pm and Sunday 5 December 10-4pm.
Where: The Cannery, 61 Mentmore Avenue, Rosebery 2018
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Sydney Fish Market 36 Hour Seafood Marathon

Is it really an Aussie Christmas without freshly shucked oysters and copious prawns? Returning in 2021 is the Sydney Fish Market’s 36 Hour Seafood Marathon. Nab some of the freshest seafood in the city, fresh fruit and vegetables, deli produce, premium meats and more. This year’s Marathon will be a special one for families with Santa Claus making an appearance.

DETAILS
When: 23rd December 5am – 24th December 5pm
Where: Sydney Fish Market, Bank Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009
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Bastille French Christmas Markets

Wish you were going to France this year? Now you can at the Bastille French Christmas Markets in Circular Quay. There will be snow chalets, melted cheese stations, mulled wine, carols and crapes. It will be held over 4 days where you’ll be able to eat your way through the regions of France. Newtown’s Pistou Deli will be hosting a champagne and oyster bar where you can try a unique “street degustation”. You can also participate in wine tours and pick up snacks and gifts for Christmas Day.

DETAILS
When: 12- 17 December
Where: Customs House Forecourt, Circular Quay
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